210 new artworks are created weekly in art therapy sessions offered to public school students by the NYU Art Therapy in Schools Program
Our person-centered clinical orientation is guided by humanistic and contemporary approaches to psychoanalytic theory that include ego psychology, object relations, self psychology, and intersubjectivity psychology, and that are grounded in current empirical research, especially attachment and trauma theories.
The Art Therapy Program at NYU is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of The Accreditation Council for Art Therapy Education.
Students, Faculty, and Alumni from the Art Therapy program are active members of their global and local communities. The program currently has 56 students in the metro area for their clinical placements, expanding the range of services offered during this mental health crisis.
Read on to learn more about the program's community engagement and the free services it offers to our community.
18 supply kits were purchased for the 18 artists working weekly in our Parkinson's Disease art therapy groups online and in person
Over 1200 masks have been upcycled and contributed to the Parachute Project to focus on post-traumatic growth in response to the pandemic